David Schwartz, the chief technology officer of Ripple, expressed his ideas on a twitter thread, how using blockchain-independent solutions might hasten the adoption of XRP and attract more users to the virtual currency.

The native digital currency of the open-source public XRP Ledger (XRPL), developed in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto, is XRP.

In his first post, Schwartz acknowledged the frequent questions he gets asking whether specific technologies should be created to only function with XRP. Unless it's an XRPL (XRP Ledger) feature, he advised against restricting a technology to function just with XRP, he said. According to Schwartz, making a system compatible with different assets would draw a larger audience and be more beneficial to those who might not be interested in XRP right now.

The Ripple CTO continued by pointing out that many technologies are now incompatible with XRP, making it more difficult for consumers to transition to XRP should it turn out to be a better fit for their requirements in the future. Schwartz thinks that by removing obstacles to adopting XRP and making it compatible with a variety of assets, more users will be lured to the technology and gain from better user experiences.

Schwartz furthered his argument by using the example of Google. The internet would be substantially less enjoyable for many users if Google had attempted to make it perform properly solely for those using Google products. Less people would have access to the internet, gadgets, and connections as a result, which would ultimately reduce the number of people using Google's products and services.

Finally, Schwartz added another illustration to emphasize the significance of flexibility in technology. He made the analogy that the situation was similar to creating a gadget that could open whole, fresh coconuts, a notoriously challenging process. According to Schwartz, a device made to open coconuts and prepare a variety of other foods would be more appealing and extensively used than one with just one purpose.

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